Porcelain veneers are the thin pieces shells of medical-grade ceramic, porcelain that are attached to the front surfaces of the teeth for an immediate smile transformation and are used to recreate natural look of the teeth, and they will also provides strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. It is often the material of choice for those who are looking to change tooth color, shape and size and make slight position alterations. Dentists are using veneers for an impressive number of cosmetic corrections that are ranging from teeth whitening to orthodontic adjustments.
Even though dental veneers dropped into the category of cosmetic dentistry because they will create shapely teeth, bright, white smiles with beautifully aligned teeth and they will also protect the surface of damaged teeth and will eliminate the need for more extensive treatments. Other advantages of veneers include durability, smile improvement and appearance, and the need for little-to-no removal of tooth structure compared to crowns.
Before placing porcelain veneers persons should have good periodontal and oral health, proper and good oral hygiene, and should have sufficient enamel because before placing veneers dentist will remove a thin layer of enamel from your tooth usually less than a millimeter. This is essential to create room for the porcelain veneer that fit within the mouth and most perfectly restore original tooth function by creating an even much better appearance than the original tooth.
Persons who consider porcelain veneers are typically looking to address cosmetic issues or multiple structural with their teeth, such as: Chips, misalignment, cracks, discoloration, gaps between teeth, spacing or uneven teeth, extensive chipping.
Porcelain veneers are a very successful choice in many situations where the original tooth has developed with poor shape, color and contours and a good choice for fractured teeth, gaps in between teeth, and in some cases where the tooth position is compromised and there will be some minor bite-related issues. In some people, superficial stains won’t respond fine to tooth whitening or bleaching. In such situations, a porcelain veneer will be the best option.
Care should be taken for porcelain veneer because these are thin porcelain shells or composite layers that can be damaged or break. Dentist may advise to you against certain uses or dietary tendencies and he may recommend to wear a protective appliance while sleeping.